Director of Engineering Task Force
Company: Marriott Vacations Worldwide
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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Provides a high level of property maintenance knowledge for
resorts while on assignment. Position has temporary overall
responsibility for maintaining the building, grounds and physical
plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset
protection. Accountable for managing the budget, capital
expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy
conservation. Develops and implements strategies that will deliver
products and services, which meet or exceed the needs and
expectations of guests and employees while maximizing the financial
performance. Responsible for maintaining standards and regulatory
requirements. Leads the emergency response team for all facility
Relocation Assistance Available
Education and Experience
- High school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the
engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical
training in HVAC-R/Electrical/Plumbing.
- 2-year degree from an accredited university in Building and
Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 4 years
experience in the engineering and maintenance or related
professional area; technical training in
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Engineering Operations and Budgets
- Works with property and regional engineering leadership team to
determine how Engineering is performing against budget and
highlights areas of concern to leadership.
- Manages the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration,
HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems in
accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
- Administers service contracts to support property needs.
- Ensures fire crew has complete understanding of all procedures,
equipment and alarms.
- Coaches and supports engineering leadership team to effectively
manage controllable expenses (e.g., wages, heat, light and power,
water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies,
uniforms, vendors, service agreements, inventory, etc.).
- Manages and controls heat, light and power.
- Develops an engineering operating strategy that is aligned with
the property/brand's business strategy.
- Develops and manages Engineering budget.
- Ensures integration of departmental goals in game plans.
- Oversees execution of long term preventative maintenance and 10
year asset protection plans.
- Reviews financial reports and statements to determine how
Engineering is performing against budget.
- Addresses potential areas of concern and proposing solutions to
owners in a proactive manner.
- Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding
departmental goals to produce desired results.
- Supervises construction to ensure timely completion of projects
within budgetary guidelines.
Maintaining Engineering Standards
- Ensures compliance with state, local and federal
- Maintains property life safety systems (e.g., fire fighting
equipment, sprinkler systems, and alarm systems).
- Ensures building and equipment licenses, permits and
certifications are current.
- Ensures property policies are administered fairly and
- Manages areas of operation to budget by reviewing operating
statements, budget worksheets and payroll progress reports.
- Monitors and manages the payroll function.
- Manages department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed
- Participates in the development of department's capital
expenditure goals; manages projects as needed.
- Participates in the budgeting process for areas of
- Prepares weekly and period end P&L critiques.
- Understands the impact of department's operation on the overall
property financial goals; educates staff on details as
- Reviews and manages controllable expenses such as, heat, light,
power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping
supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, etc.
Conducting Human Resources Activities
- Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
- Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed
according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and
LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
- Utilizes employee feedback and an "open door" policy to
identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely
- Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions
of team members.
- Resolves guest problems and complaints.
- Brings issues to the attention of Human Resources as
- Ensures that regular on-going communication takes place
throughout the engineering operation to communicate daily
operations activities, set expectations and create awareness of
- Adaptability - Develops strategies and identifies resources to
implement and manage change; models flexibility in adjusting
priorities; and communicates the need for change in a positive way
that encourages commitment.
- Communication - Actively listens and uses appropriate
communication styles to deliver complex information in a clear
concise way and influences others to accept a point of view, gain
consensus, or take action.
- Problem Solving and Decision Making - Models and sets
expectations for solving complex problems, collecting and comparing
information to evaluate alternatives, considering their potential
impact before making decisions, involving others to gain agreement
and support, and guiding others to implement solutions.
- Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey
confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first
impression and represents the company in alignment with its
- Building and Contributing to Teams - Leads and participates as
a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of common
goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team
- Driving for Results - Focuses and guides others in
accomplishing work objectives.
- Planning and Organizing - Gathers information and resources
required to set a plan of action for self and/or others;
prioritizes and arranges work requirements self and/or others to
accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.
- Coworker Relationships - Develops and uses collaborative
relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
- Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships
based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent
with the company's service standards.
- Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with
diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural
perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement
and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the
opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
- Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure
of organizational units, jobs, and work processes to best fit the
needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
- Talent Management - Provides guidance and feedback to help
individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to
accomplish work objectives.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
- Applied Learning - Seeks and makes the most of learning
opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.
- Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information
(e.g., data related to employee engagement, guest satisfaction, and
property financial performance) to manage everyday operations and
generate innovative solutions to approach business and
- Technical Acumen - Understands and utilizes professional skills
and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage
everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to
approach function-specific work challenges.
- Equipment Maintenance - Knowledge of routine and preventative
maintenance of mechanical systems including timely management of
the preventative maintenance process to protect an owner's
- Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and
equipment needed to do a job.
- Troubleshooting - Determining causes of mechanical or
technological operating errors and deciding what to do about
- Telecommunications - Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting,
switching, control, and operation of telecommunications
- Purchasing and Materials Management - Knowledge of practices
and procedures needed to maintain material, equipment and supplies;
including vendor identification and contract negotiation, supply
requisition and purchasing, and inventory control.
- Building and Safety Codes - Knowledge of local and Federal
building and safety codes.
- Emergency Systems - Knowledge of fire prevention, air quality,
and emergency power systems. This includes the ability to operate,
maintain, and inspect the property's fire prevention equipment
(e.g., sprinkler system, fire alarm), air quality equipment (e.g.,
carbon monoxide detectors), and emergency power system.
- Hazardous Materials and Chemicals - The ability to handle and
store hazardous materials and chemicals. This includes knowledge of
the safety precautions required for each chemical.
- HVAC/Refrigeration - Knowledge of heating, ventilation, and air
conditioning, equipment, including boilers, chillers, air handling
units/controls, and refrigeration equipment. This includes the
ability to inspect, repair, and maintain equipment, charge
refrigeration systems, replace air filters, and clean coils.
- Indoor Air Quality Management - Knowledge of policies and
procedures to ensure an effective indoor air quality process
including the ability to recognize and eliminate biological
contaminant sources and chemical contaminants.
- Pneumatic/Electronic Systems and Controls - Knowledge of
pneumatic/electronic systems and controls in order to operate and
maintain pneumatic/electronic systems and controls, as well as
- Energy - Knowledge of energy management and efficient operation
of the building and associated systems including retro and
continuous commissioning and demand side management. This also
includes minimizing the carbon footprint and complying with
applicable environmental codes.
- Safety and Personal Protective Equipment - Knowledge of the
lock out tag out process and the personal protective equipment
(PPE) safety process required (e.g., ear plugs, gloves,
respirators, safety glasses) for a given work activity, and correct
ways to use the lock out tag out and PPE equipment.
- Financial Management - Knowledge of capital budget preparation
and the ability to manage function within budget.
- Contract Negotiating - Knowledge and ability to prepare
contract documents to formalize business process.
- Water Facility Maintenance and Safety - Knowledge and ability
to treat and maintain water for use in primary outlets (e.g.,
rooms, restaurants, recreation, sewage).
- Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for
accomplishing basic work activities.
- Basic Computer Skills - Uses basic computer hardware and
software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software,
Internet browsers, etc.).
- Mathematical Reasoning - Demonstrates ability to add, subtract,
multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows
one to solve work-related issues.
- Oral Comprehension - Demonstrates ability to listen to and
understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and
- Reading Comprehension - Demonstrates understanding of written
sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
- Writing - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate
for the needs of the audience.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer
committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive
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